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Need Love?
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See it but never feel it. Get close, only to push it away. “Don’t know what you’ve got til it’s gone” Epitome of my life. What is wrong with me? What makes me so un-lovable? Can someone remove this defective... (more »)
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I Am From This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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I am from My green blankey and Climbing out of my crib From playing mermaid in the bathtub. I am from walking my dog, And the noise he made when I step on his tail. I am from my sheep nightlight And Blue’s Clues and the Berenstain... (more »)
Subsection: Free Verse Poems   308 comments
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The American Dream This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
It is the American DreamWhat we all strive for and imagineIndouble-wide trailers to double-wide mansionsIn sprouting lakes of fake fish.Nothing captures its essenceUnbound by time or dust or rotThe thingswe cherish still are lovingly pattedAnd... (more »)
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All I Need Is a Friend This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This work has won the Teen Ink contest in its category.
Books fill up my room. Not baseball cards, or pictures of girls, or basketballs. Maybe a blown up picture of … … Pam Anderson might help. Black-framed glasses and a white, pale, lanky body. I should start working out. At least... (more »)
Subsection: Free Verse Poems   1456 comments
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Just Like You This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Feet dangle inches above Tantalizingly taunting … They strive to graze the bicycle’s pedals, Just as my hands strive to emerge From the lemon yellow dress You handed down to me. My slow growth is too far behind Your quick judgment,... (more »)
Subsection: Free Verse Poems   301 comments
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Memories This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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And I remember she wouldn’t wake up. Her lips were mushed together in a Horrible shade of red They buried my mother in a white dress And red lips. And she couldn’t see. Where are your glasses, Mommy? And still at sixteen I bring them to... (more »)
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Jerk This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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I love your voice, your soft brown hair. I love your eyes and love your stare. I love your laugh, your cocky smirk, your stupid jokes. You precious jerk, you know I do. I want my hands all through your hair each treasured strand.... (more »)
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Child Soldiers This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
Their eyes tell silent stories. Stories that would shock even the darkest of hearts. These eyes have seen worse than some could even dream of. They’ve seen killing and death, and pain and suffering to extents that can be hard to imagine.... (more »)
Subsection: Free Verse Poems   349 comments
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But I Saw
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It was there But no one saw In the corner in the dark So light, so raw Explosion of color Red and death Crumbling, falling I held my breath An outcast, a stray That’s all it was But within just a flicker All emotions were lost... (more »)
Subsection: Free Verse Poems  
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#10
But I Saw
By , Paramount, CA
It was there But no one saw In the corner in the dark So light, so raw Explosion of color Red and death Crumbling, falling I held my breath An outcast, a stray That’s all it was But within just a flicker All emotions were lost... (more »)
Subsection: Free Verse Poems  
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#11
Perhaps Tomorrow
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As the worn out winter sky bats her eyelashes, a girl buries her face in a bouquet. The florals leap and dance before her, and she places them on the concrete. The day grows tired and she does too. Her nose stings with traces of tobacco in... (more »)
Subsection: Free Verse Poems  
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#12
Perhaps Tomorrow
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As the worn out winter sky bats her eyelashes, a girl buries her face in a bouquet. The florals leap and dance before her, and she places them on the concrete. The day grows tired and she does too. Her nose stings with traces of tobacco in... (more »)
Subsection: Free Verse Poems  
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Cancun- a paradise
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Last winter we went to Cancún. The sand on the beaches were as white as the moon. I went with my friend and her family, it was so fun it seemed like a fantasy. We went on many fun excursions there, like go to the beach or visit a fair.... (more »)
Subsection: Free Verse Poems  
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Cancun- a paradise
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Last winter we went to Cancún. The sand on the beaches were as white as the moon. I went with my friend and her family, it was so fun it seemed like a fantasy. We went on many fun excursions there, like go to the beach or visit a fair.... (more »)
Subsection: Free Verse Poems  
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#15
The Train Tonight
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The empowering noise of the train roaring perfectly against the tracks aligned, sends the adrenaline with my emotions soaring, when visiting the memories hidden in my mind.   Oblivious birds sleep sweetly in the night hear a... (more »)
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Tommorw's Promise
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I crave the feeling of tommorw But yesterday still holds me in it's cold embrace Things told Sorrow for the pridful and bold   Demons of yesterday holding me in their  grasp Love never last moving to fast If some one... (more »)
Subsection: Free Verse Poems  
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